Monday, August 10, 2020

Business

Silver linings amid Covid-19 pandemic

Interest rates are at an all time low, but domestic businesses have found access to credit a bit tight, even forcing some...

De Beers rough diamonds demand under short-term pressure

Diamond giant De Beers group says demand for rough gems remain under short-term pressure as travel restrictions in southern Africa remain in...

CEDA defaulter’s 18 years legal battle with the agency comes to an end

Isabel Holdings a company owned by Geoffrey Maygilip has lost a case at the Court of Appeal (CoA) for failure to repay...

BMC abattoirs to operate as separate entities – Dikoloti

Government is re-structuring the Botswana Meat Commission (BMC) chain of abattoirs to improve their efficiency and economic viability as well as to...

BTCL holds back on dividends amid Covid-19

Due to uncertainties presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Botswana Telecommunications Corporation Limited (BTCL) board has recommended, out of financial prudence, that...

BBS Limited allays investor uncertainties amid suspension of bond

The Botswana Building Society Limited (BBSL) has allayed investor fears calling for calm following its suspension of its bond BBS005 on the...

No plans to introduce CEDA sector specific packages – Govt

The Citizen Entrepreneurial Development Agency (CEDA)has no plans, as yet, to introduce sector specific packages to finance agricultural businesses the Assistant Minister...

Covid-19 came to confirm that People cannot ‘eat’ GDP

Let us not kid ourselves, praising the problems that are before us now will not bring any bread to many of our...

Businesses anticipate recovery in 2021 – Survey

It will take more than a year for local businesses to recover from the slowdown caused by the containment measures put in...

Youth Ministry procured artworks outside PPADB regulations, records show

PARLIAMENT: The Ministry of Youth Empowerment, Sport and Culture Development Assistant Minister Buti Billy is clueless how his ministry procured artworks worth...